Lynnwood High School

Arlington’s Rachel Snow takes a shot from deep against Lynnwood during the 3A District One Semifinals on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington rallies past Lynnwood in 3A district semis

The Eagles overcome an early hole and clinch their fifth straight district title game appearance.

 

Lynnwood senior middle blocker Hannah Johnson is The Herald’s Volleyball Player of the Year. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2023 Volleyball Player of the Year: Hannah Johnson

The Lynnwood senior’s on-court production and determined leadership help key a historic season for the Royals.

 

Arlington’s Rachel Snow dribbles the ball while being double teamed during the game against Lynnwood on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington downs Lynnwood in key Wesco 3A/2A clash

Kierra Reese scores 21 points and an all-around defensive effort helps the Eagles to a 63-56 win.

 

Lynnwood’s Ady Martin, right, celebrates with her teammates during a Wesco 3A District volleyball matchup against Shorecrest on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Ady Martin, right, celebrates with her teammates during a Wesco 3A District volleyball matchup against Shorecrest on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Ady Martin, right, celebrates with her teammates during a Wesco 3A District volleyball matchup against Shorecrest on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lynnwood sweeps Shorecrest in district semis, secures state berth

The unbeaten Royals use a balanced effort to move on to the Class 3A District 1 title match.

Lynnwood’s Ady Martin, right, celebrates with her teammates during a Wesco 3A District volleyball matchup against Shorecrest on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood players and head coach Annalise Mudaliar celebrate during a volleyball game between Lynnwood and Shorecrest at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023. Lynnwood took the win. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Lynnwood volleyball sweeps Shorecrest in battle of Wesco 3A/2A unbeatens

The Royals complete their 10th straight sweep; Sammy Holmer delivers 12 kills in a top-tier league showdown.

Lynnwood players and head coach Annalise Mudaliar celebrate during a volleyball game between Lynnwood and Shorecrest at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023. Lynnwood took the win. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lynnwood teammates mob senior Abbie Orr (4) after her impressive dig led to a point against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lynnwood volleyball team continues rise to prominence

After ending a 20-year state drought last season, the Royals are surging again and have vaulted to No. 3 in Class 3A in the new WSVCA poll.

Lynnwood teammates mob senior Abbie Orr (4) after her impressive dig led to a point against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood volleyball sweeps Jackson

The Royals use a balanced effort and stay perfect on the season with a 3-0 victory.

Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Washington's Jayden White, an Everett High School alum, broke his own school record in the weight throw at the Husky Classic on  Feb. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (Red Box Pictures)
Washington's Jayden White, an Everett High School alum, broke his own school record in the weight throw at the Husky Classic on  Feb. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (Red Box Pictures)
Pictured from left, Aniya Hooker of Lynnwood, Adria Lincoln of Monroe, Vivienne Berrett of Stanwood, Jenna Villa of Arlington, Gia Powell of Meadowdale and Bella Hasan of Kamiak are the girls 2022-23 All-Area basketball team. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Pictured from left, Aniya Hooker of Lynnwood, Adria Lincoln of Monroe, Vivienne Berrett of Stanwood, Jenna Villa of Arlington, Gia Powell of Meadowdale and Bella Hasan of Kamiak are the girls 2022-23 All-Area basketball team. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens pitcher Kaiden Sekely fields a bunt and throws out the runner during a game against Lynnwood on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lake Stevens earns come-from-behind win over Lynnwood

The Vikings score twice in the bottom of the seventh and win 4-3 in the non-league matchup.

Lake Stevens pitcher Kaiden Sekely fields a bunt and throws out the runner during a game against Lynnwood on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Local trio biking to raise funds for YMCA

Plus, coaching legend Mike Price is inducted into the PNW Football HoF, Mikayla Pivec gets another shot in the WNBA and more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Stanwood players cheer during a 3A girls game in the Hardwood Classic between Lynnwood and Stanwood at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Stanwood won, 74-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Stanwood players cheer during a 3A girls game in the Hardwood Classic between Lynnwood and Stanwood at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Stanwood won, 74-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Lynnwood players cheer during a game between the Lynnwood Royals and West Seattle Wildcats at Arlington High School in Arlington Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Lynnwood won, 47-45.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Lynnwood girls edge West Seattle, book trip to Tacoma Dome

The Royals start slow and hang on late, but win 47-45 to reach the 3A Hardwood Classic for the first time since 2017.

Lynnwood players cheer during a game between the Lynnwood Royals and West Seattle Wildcats at Arlington High School in Arlington Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Lynnwood won, 47-45.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington’s Jenna Villa muscles the ball away from the offense for a rebound against Lynnwood on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington girls down Lynnwood, earn 4th straight state berth

WSU-bound senior Jenna Villa has 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Eagles to a win and a spot in the district title game.

Arlington’s Jenna Villa muscles the ball away from the offense for a rebound against Lynnwood on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Aniya Hooker weaves her way ups the court against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Contenders again: Lynnwood girls primed for postseason run

After winning a state title in 2015, the Royals have slowly built back into a team ready to make waves in the playoffs.

Lynnwood’s Aniya Hooker weaves her way ups the court against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Teyah Clark gets pestered by a number of Seagulls while trying to get off a shot against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood girls’ defense shines in win over Everett

The Royals stifle the Seagulls’ offense all night en route to a 50-25 win in a matchup of league contenders.

Lynnwood’s Teyah Clark gets pestered by a number of Seagulls while trying to get off a shot against Everett on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Norm Lowery Gymnasium in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Cornell senior Connor Drought, a Kamiak High School alum, competes during a match against Dartmouth on Oct. 29, 2022, in Ithaca, New York. (Eldon Lindsey / Cornell Athletics)

Kamiak grad helps Cornell men’s soccer to Sweet 16

Plus, Lake Stevens alum Taylor Roe again earns All-American status, a host of locals earn NWAC volleyball honors and more.

Cornell senior Connor Drought, a Kamiak High School alum, competes during a match against Dartmouth on Oct. 29, 2022, in Ithaca, New York. (Eldon Lindsey / Cornell Athletics)
Adia Weighter, center, leads the team in a cheer before the end of their last official practice before heading to the state tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Fighting spirit’ lifts Lynnwood to state volleyball berth

With a pair of bounce-back wins in the district tournament, the Royals reached state for the first time since 2003.

Adia Weighter, center, leads the team in a cheer before the end of their last official practice before heading to the state tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)